July 17 Bulletin             

EFBC Dinner Club, August 3
4:45 PM in Fellowship Hall
LINE 1: sloppy joes, fries, apple sauce
LINE 2: fried catfish, hush puppies, coleslaw

First Family


CROSS Outreach

Sunday, July 31 | 5:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
CROSS Outreach
is how Edmond’s First Baptist Church (EFBC) fulfills our vision - Connecting People to Christ. Go with us and give a "thank you for visiting" connection to the guests who have visited EFBC in worship or a Connection Group; tell them the good things God is doing at EFBC and invite them back again. Learn more . . .

First Family


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re|engage Marriage Support

Begins Sunday, August 14 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Student Life Center
Whether your marriage needs to be reignited, or is in need of a complete resurrection, re|engage is a safe place for couples to reconnect. re|engage offers hope to marriages by helping couples move toward oneness through stories of grace, teaching and small groups. Sihn up and pay online. Cost is $50 per couple. Visit RE|ENGAGE.

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“Sojourn” Sermon Series

"Sojourn" is the title of Pastor Blake Gideon's newest sermon series. As we study 1 Peter and 2 Peter, we will be reminded that we are aliens and strangers in a foreign land. This is not our home, but we should live as though we are already there. Heaven is our true home. Follow SERMONS.

Connection Group Leader Summit

TRAINING for Multiplication

  • Friday, August 12
    for Student leaders from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, led by Randy Faram, EFBC
  • Friday, August 19 
    for Preschool and Children leaders from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, led by Charles Gatlin, Southern Hills Baptist Church
  • Saturday, August 20 
    for all age divisions from 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM


  • Directors
    led by Greg McNeece, President-Elect, OBHC
  • Teachers
    led by Eric Dabney, Teacher, Edmond Public Schools
  • Outreach
    led by Randy Kendrix, First Baptist Church Madill
  • Connection
    led by Joe Sherrer, First Southern, Del City
  • Missions
    led by Billy Fuller, EFBC

Wednesday Evenings @ EFBC

Wednesday evenings begin with EFBC Dinner Club at 4:45 PM in Fellowship Hall and evening activities for the entire family from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. TOPICS are Adult Bible studies designed to provide relevant, practical answers to questions about God and the Christian life. Visit TOPICS for more info. 

  • The Book of Romans: Fellowship Hall with Pastor Blake Gideon
  • Explore the Bible: 1 Samuel: Conference Room A201 with Jerry Miller
  • Priscilla Shirer's SEED: Room W103 with efbcWOMEN Leadership Team
  • A Time for Prayer: Room W104 with Ruby Moy
  • 33 The Series, Vol. III: A Man and His Traps: Room W105 with Brian Hurd and Derek Schader
  • Every Believer is a Witness: Room W106 with Brian Frank
  • iPhone for Ultimate Beginners: Room W101 with Margret Bruza


Sunday, August 7 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
New to EFBC? We are hosting a brunch for all those who are new and have not yet become members. This casual time is a great way to find out more about EFBC and meet those who are also new to the church. Brunch will be served in Fellowship Hall (follow the signs or ask for help at a Visitor Center). Register online at discoverEFBC.

efbcWOMEN’s Ministry

One generation will declare your works to the next and will proclaim your mighty acts. Psalm 145:4. Follow the Women's Ministry at efbcWOMEN.

Moms’ Summer Group
Monday, July 25 | 10:00 AM | Science Museum
Moms, grandmothers, children, and grandchildren will gather for a time of fellowship and fun from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Pack up yourself, the kids, and bring a lunch. Follow MOMS for July dates and locations.

Wednesday Evening Bible Study
Wednesdays | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Fellowship Hall
Join Michele Scheffe and other efbcWOMEN’s Ministry Team members as we examine Priscilla Shirer’s modern-day parables about armoring ourselves against the enemy’s endless efforts to tear us down and take our joy!

Sunday Morning Prayer Time
Sunday, August 7 | 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM | Conference Room M202
efbcWOMEN lead a monthly prayer time on the first Sunday of each month. Join together at 9:00 AM upstairs in Conference Room M202 to pray for our church.

Sewing Ministry
Monday, August 1 | 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Children's Wing, CW206
Come and join us for fun and fellowship. Remember, we always have take-home kits for anyone interested in doing some sewing for missions at home! In August we will work on positive bags for the pregnancy center. For more information, contact ArVel White, 806-595-0681. Visit SEWING

Preteen Summer Camp

5th thru 6th grade: Preteen Summer Camp is for kids who love to have fun! Preteen's will experience Bible study, Worship, quiet time, church group devotions, missions, fellowship and incredible activities designed just for them! Visit PRETEEN

  • Age: completed 5th grade thru completed 6th grade
  • Dates: Monday, August 1 thru Friday, August 5, 2016
  • Cost: $190 till May 31; then $200 June 1, till camp
  • Pastor Blake Gideon will be preaching during this session

FATHERson Bowling

Monday, August 8 | 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM | AMF Boulevard Lanes in Edmond
For fathers, sons, grandfathers, grandsons, and uncles, join Jim and Josh for a casual evening of bowling and a cool devotional for boys. $5.00 (cash) per family includes two games and shoe rental per person, including any friends you bring with you! Meet at AMF Boulevard Lanes in Edmond. No RSVP required. Just show up and enjoy an evening with the guys! Visit FATHERson to sign up for monthly reminders.

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Dinner Club Menu

Wednesday, August 3

The First Family gathers in Fellowship Hall each Wednesday at 4:45 PM for our weekly fellowship meal which is complimentary for first-time guests.

sloppy joes, fries, apple sauce, salad bar, drinks, and dessert

fried catfish, hush puppies, coleslaw, salad bar, drinks, and dessert

  • $3.50 for Children 12 and under
  • $5.00 for Youth and adults
  • $15.00 Maximum per family (adults and children residing together in the same household)
    The Fellowship Meal is complimentary for first time guests.
    A 10% non-refundable discount is available for those who pay by the month. The monthly fee for individuals is $18.00; couples are $36.00; and families are $54.00.
    Carryout meals will be available as long as food is available, from 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM, at regular prices.
    Reservations are necessary. You may make yours on a weekly or monthly basis any Wednesday evening or by calling the church office, 405-341-0253, by noon on the preceding Monday.
    We accept cash and checks, no credit cards please.